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Name:Erin Crag
Hill number:8015
Height:551m / 1808ft
Parent (Ma):2634  The Old Man of Coniston [Coniston Old Man]
RHB Section:34D: Southern Cumbria
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Southern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Leven (Ulverston)
Grid ref:SD 28258 99687
Summit feature:rock
Col:549m  SD282997  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 96 97
(1:25k) OL6N
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 74 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Continuation up from Kennel Crag - visibility down to 10 yards, little wind.DanMaisieBex29/12/2019
Continuation from Kennel Crag. Beautiful day. With Bryher and Rick.jenx03/07/2019
From Kennel Crag. Nice bit of ridge I don't think I've walked before. Welcome tailwaind but cold enough to need hands in pockets. Couldn't be bothered to pore over the map but hit every possible high point. On to Lad Stones via Black Sails and Wetherlam.Wycombe Wanderer14/04/2019
From Walna Scar, overcast but this ridge started in the sun. lovely turf underfoot.Karmakarl30/03/2019
Down the lovely quiet grassy ridge from Black Sails. No public footpath up here keeps all the tourists away! With Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave30/10/2018
With Kennel Crag, whilst exploring coppermines on my birthday with visitor Juliette. Again, not really a summit just a shoulder on ridge up to Wetherlam.nickywood103/09/2018
Bleathwaite Pasture, Brown Pike, Buck Pike, Dow Crag, The Old Man of Coniston, Brim Fell, Swirl How, Black Sails, Erin Crag, Kennel Cragkeithouk05/08/2018
From Coniston Old Station (SD 29998 97444) - Walna Scar Road - The Bell - Kennel Crag - Erin Crag - Black Sails - Wetherlam - Birk Fell Man. Hard descent of Wetherlam Edge, steep with loose rocks, would be easier in ascent. Return to Coniston via Crook Beck, Hole Rake & Coppermines Valley.david23020127/05/2018
cj bwchrisj196514/05/2018
With Rick Salter on a pleasant round of 6 hills, mainly Synges. Windy on the tops, otherwise a fine day.jonglew01/11/2017
With Jon Glew using good parking nr Coppermines YH. Up behind the cottages sporting Yourkshire Mountaineering Club logo, steady rising track to col under Kitty Crag, then onwards to Lad Stones, Wetherlam, Black Sails, Erin Crag, Kennel Crag, via dam and the superb Raven Tor, sadly <P30, track to finish on The Bell. Paths and the fellside back to car. Good round in @4hrs on blustery, scatty cloud and cool day.nordicstar01/11/2017
Omm with DaveMountain Goat29/10/2017
A nonsense top. Theres a big rock in lwvers water so why isnt that listed? Its a fine viewpoint okay..but its not a summit.stig_nest25/11/2016
Number three of three summits on this walk. Mix of sunny intervals, strong gusts and heavy showers with hail. Mountain Skills Day 2. Coniston to Wetherlam (762m) via Hole Rake and Steel Edge. Onto Black Sails (745m) then decending the ridge via Erin Crag (551m) to Levers Water through the Coppermines Valley back to Coniston. Distance = 13.85km. Average moving speed = 3.4km/h. Time moving = 4:02. Ascent = 931m.paulnewby8125/09/2016
From Walna Scar road parking area on partly cloudy,windy day.Levers Water-up to Levers Hawse-Little How Crags-Great How Crags-Swirl How-down Prison Band-South from Swirl Hawse,then diagonally up fell side to path on top of ridge-Erin Crag and Kennel Crag.With Bridget and Oscar.catman11/09/2016
With Bridget and Catman.oscarrosie11/09/2016
With Oscar and Catman.rosiebridge11/09/2016
Windy as hell. Low clouds.Igor Mincenko07/08/2016
Wetherlam - Black Sails - Erin Crag - Kennel Cragronaldo33306/08/2016
Walna scar car park, Black Sail ridge (recommended) Wetherlam, Swirl How, Old Man Very clear dayNorthender20/04/2016
With Al on our birthdaysrambler_gary27/03/2016
Diversion while escaping continually falling of snow from Swirl Hause. Good job could see the tarn for a 25,000 fix.Eddie16/01/2016
From Tilberthwaite Car Park. Lad Stones, Wetherlam, Black Sails, Erin Crag, Kennel Crag, Kitty Crag, Long Crag, High Wythow, Low Wythow, Yewdale Crag and Brackeny Crag. Glorious weather and some incredible views across Coniston Water and of the Old Man :-)AlunRees3125/07/2015
From Tilberthwaite Car Park. Lad Stones, Wetherlam, Black Sails, Erin Crag, Kennel Crag, Kitty Crag, Long Crag, High Wythow, Low Wythow, Yewdale Crag and Brackeny Crag. Glorious weather and some incredible views across Coniston Water and of the Old Man :-)Alunrees3325/07/2015
On circuit Kennel, Erin, Great How, Little How and The Bell. Warm and sunny.Aye Jimmy22/04/2015
On way down from Great How. Ridge is a pleasant alternative to track below.ngthack09/02/2015
Free parking at the end of the public section of the road to Coppermines youth hostel. There is a clear track between the summit and Kennel Crag which circumnavigates the rocks and accesses the summit in an easy way.moorsman17/10/2014
Fromm Walna Scar road via The Bell and Kennel CragAnduril17/09/2014
With Andy + Claire. From Fell gate, Kennel Crag, Erin Crag, Wetherlam, Lad Stones.Crib Goch14/06/2014
With Jo, circular walk from Coniston: track to Levers Water, faint path over Kennel Crag and Erin Crag to Black Sails, then onto Wetherlam, returning over Lad Stones. Weather; high cloud, warm on KC and EC, cool breeze thereafter until later in day when sun appeared. Visibility good at first but view from Wetherlam was poor in direction of the Scafells and Langdales.amblerbob31/05/2014
Kitty Crag, Lad Stones, Wetherlam, Black Sails, Erin Crag and Kennel Crag. All with the super Cabe.simon and co27/05/2014
From Coniston. Lad Stones > Wetherlam South Top > Wetherlam (4th visit) > Black Sails (3rd visit) > Erin Crag > Kennel Crag > The Bell (2nd visit). Not a pleasant day. Winds gusting up to 60mph!David Gradwell17/04/2014
Done on walk with Ben and Jredeaston17/10/2013
Mike F & Lesley. Synge bagging around Coniston. an unusual cross country linking route at mid-level form Tilberthwaite around to The Bell.Chris Pearson20/07/2007
With: hb nr; From Walna Scar CP we walked up to Torver Br then by Goat's Water to Goat's Hause & the Old Man. Then along ridge via Brim Fell to Swirl How. Down and up to Wetherlam then down to Coppermines and across to the car park. Busy up here today!Ian Baines19/04/1987
With: ib nr; Helen Baines19/04/1987
Jill Robertson24/06/2020
Dawn Oldham05/08/2018
Wilkins Synges02/09/2017
ALHEJ Wilkins02/09/2017
ALHEJ B302/09/2017